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Luo, Lingling; Li, Peng; Zhang, Ping – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2017
In order to test the feasibility of the curriculum system of TRIZ used in humanities and social science majors, this study will test whether it is effective to cultivate students' creativity and to train their ability to solve problems. This study designs the randomly experimental targets in the two control groups for pretest and post-test. This…
Descriptors: Humanities Instruction, Feasibility Studies, Comparative Analysis, Creativity
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Wang, Lixia; Xu, Xiaobo; Wang, Qing; Healey, Grace; Su, Liang; Pang, Weiguo – Creativity Research Journal, 2017
Schizophrenia and schizotypy have been often associated with above average creativity; however, empirical studies on the relationship between schizophrenia spectrum disorders and enhanced creativity generated inconsistent results. This research investigates if the association between schizophrenia spectrum disorders and creative potential levels…
Descriptors: Personality, Personality Traits, Schizophrenia, Creativity
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Prokhorov, Alexander O.; Chernov, Albert V.; Yusupov, Mark G. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Investigation of the interaction of mental states and cognitive processes in the classroom allows us to solve the problem of increasing the effectiveness of training by activating cognitive processes and management of students' mental states. This article is concerned with the most general patterns of interaction between mental state and…
Descriptors: College Students, Cognitive Processes, Intelligence Tests, Psychometrics
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Deng, Lifang; Wang, Lijuan; Zhao, Yanyun – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore how environmental factors (family environment and school education) and individual characteristics (personality, creative attitudes, and divergent thinking) collectively affect creative achievement of American and Chinese college students. Data were collected from 378 college students in the United States…
Descriptors: Creativity, Environmental Influences, Individual Characteristics, Comparative Analysis
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Auttawutikul, Siwanit; Wiwitkunkasem, Kasemrut; Smith, Duncan R. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2014
This study reports on the introduction of weblogs as a part of the teaching environment for Thai students to facilitate group learning and enhance creativity. Assessment of progress was through formal creative thought testing, as well as a questionnaire with both structured and open questions. Results showed a significant improvement in assessed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Computer Uses in Education
Bradford, Linda M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In spite of the growing popularity of virtual worlds for gaming, recreation, and education, few studies have explored the efficacy of 3D immersive virtual worlds in post-secondary instruction; even fewer discuss the ability of virtual worlds to help young adults develop creative thinking. This study investigated the effect of virtual world…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Virtual Universities, Virtual Classrooms